James Grant “Jim” Wire, of Luther, Oklahoma, passed away March 24, 2021, at the age of 83. He was born August 14, 1937, in Carthage, Missouri to Bernard Nealus & Dorothy Ora (Brown) Wire. Jim enjoyed bowling and cutting wood and loved feeding the birds. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jim was a wonderful man and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by 2 sons, James “Jimmy” Wire & wife, Ruth, and Jeffery Wire; son-in-law, Keith Smith; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Eldon Wire & wife, Pauline and David Wire & wife, Brenda; 3 sisters, Esther Brown, Ruth Briscoe & husband, John, and Carol Coose & husband, Alfred; and many other loving family members and friends. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard & Dorothy Wire; his beloved wife, Lawanda June; and his daughter, Melinda Smith. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Jim’s life at 10:00 am, Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel, located at 120 South Broadway, in Moore, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel.
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